The sitter of this portrait is unidentified. However, the hair and face recall the consort of Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Empress Marie, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d.1646). On the other hand the treatment of the double chin is more reminiscent of Maria de Medici Queen of France (d.1642), who is often depicted in this manner.
In generally good condition, the painitng later mounted on an album page, holes and discoloration, the central figure of the woman was possibly framed in an oval roundel as there is as visible thanks to the creases and light discoloration, minor flaking and stains, minor retouching, as viewed. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."